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Late payment ‘endemic’ in British industry, IPSE warns

IPSE has responded to 18 businesses being penalised for late payment, warning it shows the practice is ‘endemic’ in British industry.

Women turning to self-employment for better pay and working conditions

The number of women turning to self-employment has risen by 57 per cent since 2008, a new report by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has found.

IPSE backs BEIS call for Small Business Commissioner to fine late payers

IPSE welcomes the Business, Energy and Industrial Select Committee’s (BEIS) call to allow the Small Business Commissioner to fine companies who pay freelancers late.

IPSE: late payment is “scourge of self-employed” across the UK

IPSE has warned that late payments and unpaid work are a serious problem for freelancers and the self-employed across the UK.

IPSE: Training key to helping self-employed women out of low-pay cycle

IPSE contributes to APPG Women in Work report calling for more training opportunities for self-employed women.

‘YOLO’ workers: self-employed happy in present but not prepared for the future, report finds

A new report by IPSE and Sherpa shows that while the self-employed are financially secure and happy in the present, they are concerned about the future.

Quiet crisis: mental health and how to improve it

IPSE's Jyoti Rambhai on the mental health crisis and how self-employed people can improve theirs.

IPSE welcomes clampdown on late payment, the ‘scourge of the self-employed’

IPSE welcomes the government's call for evidence on ways to tackle poor payment culture for small businesses and the self-employed.